Ban on chicken exports only a temporary measure, agriculture minister says
Ronald Kiandee says just over 8,900 subsidy applications by broiler chicken and egg-laying chicken breeders had been approved as of end-July, amounting to RM748 million.
From chicken shortage to oversupply as poultry farmers court risk of paralysis
They call for a halt to chicken imports and a focus on domestic breeders instead.
Challenges for food supply chain on the agenda in Dewan Rakyat
MPs will also discuss bank scams and whether menstrual leave will be introduced.
China to boost Malaysia ties to address inflation, food security, says PM
Ismail Sabri Yaakob says China has an important role to play in ensuring world peace.
Putin denies Russia’s role in looming global food crisis
Ukraine, a major exporter of grain, especially corn and wheat, has seen its production blocked by Moscow's military offensive, sparking a surge in prices and fears of food shortages.
Sarawak caught in a chicken-egg dilemma?
Chicken meat appears to be still in supply, but wet markets and supermarkets are struggling with a shortage of eggs.
No hike in electricity tariffs, PM says
Ismail Sabri Yaakob also says that the price of chicken will not be floated, and that a new ceiling price will be set.
Govt to axe price ceiling control for chicken and eggs, subsidies for bottled cooking oil
Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Alexander Nanta Linggi says chicken prices will be floated while the needy will be given targeted financial aid.
Agriculture ministry freezes permit fees for livestock feed imports
It says the high cost of raw materials for feed has contributed to the increase in food prices.
Malaysia calls for trade openness, says curbs during food crisis should be temporary
International Trade and Industry Minister Mohamed Azmin Ali says any emergency measures should be targeted and proportionate.
Malaysia eases chicken export ban after squawks of protest
However, the curbs are only being eased on a small number of chicken types, and not the one most commonly exported to Singapore.
Mapping Malaysia’s road to food nationalism
Experts say it is nothing out of the ordinary for countries to implement such practices.